There is much excitement in the online Chinese coin collecting community, as August saw the first appearance of coins graded using the new Yuantai system in online auction houses. Officially announced on the 5th August 2014, China’s new coin grading system is still in its infancy and trial stages, but the first pieces with Yuantai grades to hit online auction houses have created quite a storm among bidders. More information on the specific ins and outs of the system, which grades coins on a 100-point scale, can be found here.
September has seen a flurry of internet activity, with online auction house, Zhao Online, hosting a number of special auctions featuring Yuantai graded coins. On 15th September, Zhao Online Auction House became the focal point of the market, as a small date variety...https://www.chinesecoins.com/chinas-new-coin-grading-system-coins-graded-yuantai-100-feature-online-auction/